A Tale of Two Knots
...Herwig´s many pieces of sound advice will stay with me, I hope making me a saver more competent climber. Here are some of his mantras.
"Take out everything that´s not necessary."
"Be able to see clearely what every piece of equipment is doing."
"Keep your screw gates well and truly screwed."
And: "It´s a good idea not to fall on an alpine tour."...
...The course definetely exceeded our expectaions and, in managment speak, met our objectives. I´d like to thank Allan Hartley for encouraging me to go on the course and Thee AAC UK for the grant, also our thanks to Gabi and her team and Herwig Tobias for giving us such an excellent experience in Austria.
So I´ll end with another piece of advice from Herwig: "sometimes in life, you´ve just got to go for it!"
parts of a very nice feedback letter, written by Hilary Alexandra Elliot
For members who have summer mountain fitness and are new to snowshoeing. You receive instructions in the use of the equipment - safe ascend and descend with snowshoes, avalanche awareness and transceiver work, as well as search and rescue techniques. deadline for booking 22nd November 2017
deadline for booking 22nd November 2017
This course prepares experienced ski tourers to attempt more difficult ski tours independently and on own responsibility whilst adapting to the limits of age. You deal extensively with planning tours, with the background of modern avalanche awareness and strategies. Based on concrete tours you achieve the course aims. Deadline for booking 02nd January FULLY BOOKED
Deadline for booking 02nd January FULLY BOOKED
In this training, certified Übungsleiter Skitouren focus on the necessary rope and rescue techniques for glacier travel in high altitudes. deadline for booking 14th February
deadline for booking 14th February
As an experienced ski tourer you learn the basics to attempt ski tours in glacier terrain independent and on own responsibility. The course content includes basic rope and rescue techniques for glacier travel in high altitudes. deadline for booking 18th February
deadline for booking 18th February
Expect comprehensive training covering the topic of high altitude mountaineering focussing on leading as well as rope and rescue techniques.
The training is designed for fit hill walkers and suitable for those who are interested in a solid foundation for mountaineering. You practice the basics to move safely in rock and ice and learn about rescue techniques for galcier travel. Deadline for booking 17th June
Deadline for booking 17th June
Experienced mountaineers are invited to refresh and improve their skills. Special rope techniques such as the laying of and moving on fixed ropes, advanced rescue techniques and thorough tour planning prepares you for round trips in the high alps and more difficult peaks. Deadline for booking 22nd June
Deadline for booking 22nd June
For members who have good hiking experience and are new to Klettersteige. You receive instructions about equipment, technique and tactics on via ferratas to attempt Klettersteige tours independent and on own responsibility. Deadline for booking 12th July
Deadline for booking 12th July